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DHL Global Forwarding invests 126.5 million rand in new facility in South Africa

The new facility will boast 10,000 square meters of warehousing space, doubling the existing capacity to meet future demand

Signs exclusive ten-year lease for approximately 13,000 square meters of office and warehousing space at the newly-developed Skyparks Business Estate near Oliver Reginald (O.R.) Tambo International Airport; the new facility will boast 10,000 square meters of warehousing space, doubling the existing capacity to meet future demand. In a strategic move…

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Clement Blanc to lead DHL Global Forwarding in South Africa

Blanc reports to Amadou Diallo, CEO, DHL Global Forwarding, Middle East and Africa

DHL Global Forwarding (www.DHL.com), the leading international provider of air, ocean and road freight services has appointed DHL veteran, Clement Blanc as Managing Director for its business in South Africa, one of the key markets for the logistics giant in the fast-growing region. Blanc reports to Amadou Diallo, CEO, DHL…

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DHL Global Connectedness Index 2020 signals recovery of globalization from COVID-19 setback

Four Sub-Saharan Africa countries among top 10 countries with the largest gains in connectedness

Global trade has rebounded strongly, sustaining economies around the world; ‘Digital globalization’ raced ahead as people flows plummeted; Country ranking led by The Netherlands, Singapore, Belgium, the United Arab Emirates and Ireland; Four Sub-Saharan Africa countries among top 10 countries with the largest gains in connectedness. Today, DHL (https://www.DPDHL.com) and…

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DHL Global Forwarding honored with four Gold 2020 Stevie Awards for Women in Business

The awards make DHL Global Forwarding the world’s first freight forwarder winning such a number of Gold Stevies in one year

Success for the company’s “Women at DHL Global Forwarding” initiative: take home four gold awards in a field of more than 1,500 participants; The awards make DHL Global Forwarding the world’s first freight forwarder winning such a number of Gold Stevies in one year; DHL’s (www.DPDHL.com) diversity drive aims for…

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Through trade to prosperity - Deutsche Post DHL Group and German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development promote e-commerce in developing and emerging countries

The Corona crisis is cutting trade relations in developing countries and plunging an additional 115 million people into poverty this year alone

Giving small and medium-sized enterprises from developing countries access to global markets - that is the goal of a cooperation between the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development and the logistics company Deutsche Post DHL Group (https://www.DPDHL.com). Over the next few years, the partners want to invest 30…

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Delivery of COVID-19 vaccine: DHL study shows how public and private sector can partner for success

White paper identifies critical challenges in COVID-19 logistics

Global delivery of 10 billion doses of serum needs scaled-up medical supply chains; White paper identifies critical challenges in COVID-19 logistics; A framework is provided to tackle future health emergencies beyond COVID-19. With first emergency use authorizations for COVID-19 vaccines expected to be effective in the last quarter of 2020,…

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DHL Global Forwarding sharpens its focus on Morocco and West Africa with strategic leadership appointments

All three executives will report directly to Serigne Ndanck Mbaye, CEO, DHL Global Forwarding, West Africa

DHL Global Forwarding (www.DHL.com), the leading international provider of air, ocean and road freight solutions, has strengthened its leadership teams in Burkina Faso, Cote d’Ivoire, Senegal and Morocco with new country manager appointments. In the West Africa region, Gisele Bambara (https://bit.ly/2zj8P3E) leads a team made up of almost 80% women…

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DHL Express cements commitment to growing African e-commerce with strategic investment in Link Commerce

Africa’s online retail market predicted to reach an 11-digit dollar value in 2020

DHL (www.DHL.com) acquires a stake in their strategic partner company, Link Commerce, in support of growing e-commerce in Sub-Saharan Africa and other global emerging e-commerce markets; Africa’s online retail market predicted to reach an 11-digit dollar value in 2020. DHL Express today announced its minority stake acquisition in Link Commerce,…

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DHL Global Forwarding moves critical goods from China to Ghana

UbuntuConnect – the specific air freight solution for the China-Africa lane - will be extended due to high demand

PPE shipment was transported as part of DHL’s (https://www.DHL.com/) dedicated weekly air freight solution from China to Africa; UbuntuConnect – the specific air freight solution for the China-Africa lane - will be extended due to high demand. DHL Global Forwarding, the leading international provider of air, sea and road freight services…

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DHL Global Forwarding forms Arabian Cluster to focus on Growth Prospects in the Region

Industry veteran, Firas Sukkar takes on role of Country Manager in Kuwait

Expands presence to Saudi Arabia; team to be led by DHL (https://www.DHL.com) veteran, Sue Donoghue; Industry veteran, Firas Sukkar takes on role of Country Manager in Kuwait. DHL Global Forwarding, the leading international provider of air, sea and road freight services, has formed an Arabian Cluster (Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait…